Gathering of Waters

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Akashic Books, Jan 31, 2012 - Fiction - 250 pages
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Following her best-selling, award-winning novel Glorious, McFadden produces a fantastical historical novel featuring the spirit of Emmett Till.
 

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User Review  - Lynnkc - LibraryThing

A strange and troubling novel narrated by the spirit of a town: Money, Mississippi, where Emmett Till was murdered in 1955. The novel provides glimpses of beauty and insight about the lives of African ... Read full review

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User Review  - peggygillman - LibraryThing

I finished it but I didn’t like it. She spent too much time on the families in the beginning and they were only to get to the Emmitt Till story. I liked the narrator being the town. I also liked the writing but not so much the story or that she brought in magic at the end. 3/6/12 Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
15
Section 2
30
Section 3
45
Section 4
68
Section 5
83
Section 6
93
Section 7
118
Section 8
135
Section 9
145
Section 10
156
Section 11
181
Section 12
211
Section 13
222
Section 14
225
Section 15
232
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Bernice L. McFadden is the author of seven critically acclaimed novels including the classic Sugar and Glorious, which was featured in O, The Oprah Magazine, selected as the debut title for the One Book, One Harlem program, and was a finalist for the NAACP Image Award. She is a two-time Hurston/Wright Legacy Award finalist, as well as the recipient of two fiction honor awards from the BCALA. Her sophomore novel, The Warmest December, was praised by Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison as "searing and expertly imagined." McFadden lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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